Saint Petersburg Mosque, Russia - Quote:"The walls were made with grey granite and the dome and both minarets (tower) are covered with mosaic ceramics of sky-light-blue colour. Skilled craftsmen from Central Asia took part working on the mosque.
Peacocks and Peonies I, John La Farge, Smithsonian American Art Museum. La Farge pioneered the use of opalescent glass for leaded glass windows. This window and its mate, Peacocks and Peonies II, were once installed in a Gilded Age home in Boston.